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Digital Community Engagement Associate


Nairobi County 1186800100, KEN Lagos, NG-LA, NGA

4 months ago

Job Description

COMMUNITY STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT - Contributes to overarching community management strategy & comes up with new ideas about how to improve things - The primary KPI holder for number of Platform and Community members registered. Drives membership of the Jobtech Alliance community through mapping of startups in the sector, direct engagement with startups, and creative outreach campaigns - Effectively promotes and sells the Jobtech Alliance to interested people CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT - Develop content for LinkedIn and Twitter (written and video) building off Jobtech Alliance blogs and research - Post, maintain and respond to engagement on social media channels - Where possible, write blogs and longer-form content in the jobtech space EVENT ORGANIZATION - Organize and host meet-ups for the Jobtech Alliance community in different markets - Go-to organizer for future bigger events Supervisory Responsibility None Accountability Reports Directly To: Program Director / Jobtech Alliance Works Directly With: Startups, External partners, Venture Building Managers, Finance team Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education + Experience

  1. The Digital Community Engagement Associate is responsible for ensuring that the Jobtech Alliance community - formed of jobtech startups, funders & investors, entrepreneur support organizations, and researchers - provides a ripe forum for learning, collaboration, and innovation in the jobtech space in Africa
  2. S/he is responsible for building the membership through effective outreach, managing Jobtech Alliance social media channels (newsletter, Twitter and LinkedIn), promoting sharing and collaboration between members, and more - the scope of the role is infinite and driven by the individual
  3. S/he has creative ideas to guide the community engagement strategy, sets the tone for engagement, and drives its evolution
  4. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
  5. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  6. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
  7. Mercy Corps does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process